Maine contains one school that offers nutrition programs. Southern Maine Community College has a total student population of 6,261 and is the 4242nd highest ranked school in America.
Nutrition students from Maine schools who go on to become nutritional scientists, nutritionists, holistic nutritionists, animal nutritionists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 53,220 people working as dietitians and nutritionists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $53,230. Also, Health educators make on average $49,060 per year and there are about 63,320 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maine alone, there are 480 employed health educators earning an average yearly salary of $42,260. Dietitians and nutritionists in this state earn $53,370/yr and there are 270 employed.
Also, within the nutrition schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from nutrition, there are 1035 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,742 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,504, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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